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Old 12-02-2015, 05:28 PM   #41
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Originally Posted by Magnawake View Post
Oscar, those old 43 Hatteras DC's will do pretty well on fuel @ 7 kts, but get on a plane with the NA Detroits. Ive seen them do close to 20kts. They sound cool too. Just ask the Hat forum. The 43 DC's are pretty cheap too. My 3208 Cats dont run on a plane to well and I have turbos. They are only 300 hp. Thats why I just poke along at 7.5 kts @ 3.5-4 gal/hr. Its nice and quite at that speed too. The only thing I'm missing is a big shrimp net to pull.
Lol, but I'm in lust with a 53, 20 kts with a NA is out of the question.... 14, 16 on the very outside. But yes, 7-8 and you can still hear yourself talk over the sucking fuel noise.

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